IBM researchers used a scanning tunneling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules (two atoms stacked on top of each other), all in pursuit of making a movie so small it can be seen only when you magnify it 100 million times.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is a revolutionary instrument in its scientific concept, its engineering design, and its organization as a global scientific endeavor.
Thanks to its high resolution and sensitivity, ALMA will open an entirely new “window” on the Universe, allowing scientists to unravel longstanding and important astronomical mysteries, in search of our Cosmic Origins.
That time in 2008, when Robin Williams jumped out of the audience and highjacked a BBC sponsored TED conference, because he could
During a taping of a BBC sponsored TED conference in 2008, taping had to stop temporarily due to technical issues when a voice shouted out from the crowd “Why, at a tech conference, is everything run so shittily?”, and then… Robin Williams.